A national plan for sport, health and wellbeing Contents

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Evidence is published online at https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/482/national-plan-for-sport-and-recreation-committee/publications/ and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 3074).

Evidence received by the Committee is listed below in chronological order of oral evidence session and in alphabetical order. Those witnesses marked with ** gave both oral evidence and written evidence. Those marked with * gave oral evidence and did not submit any written evidence. All other witnesses submitted written evidence only.

Oral evidence in chronological order

**

Ben Dean, Director for Sport and Gambling, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

QQ 1–11

*

Mark Davies, former Director for Population Health, Department of Health and Social Care

*

Graham Archer, Director for Qualifications, Curriculum and Extracurricular, Department for Education

**

Huw Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, ukactive

QQ 12–19

*

Andy Reed OBE, Co-Founder and Director, Sports Think Tank

**

Lisa Wainwright MBE, Chief Executive Officer, Sport and Recreation Alliance

**

Kirsty Cumming, Chief Executive Officer, Community Leisure UK

QQ 20–25

**

Nigel Harrison, Chief Executive Officer, Yorkshire Sport Foundation

**

Lee Mason, former Chief Executive Officer, Active Partnerships

**

Ian Brooke, Past Chair, Chief Cultural and Leisure Officers Association

QQ 26–31

**

Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson CBE, Chair, Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, Local Government Association

*

Martha Kelner, former Sports Correspondent, Sky News

QQ 32–39

*

Ed Malyon, Managing Director, The Athletic

*

Matt Hughes, Chief Sports Reporter, The Daily Mail

QQ 40–46

*

Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, Sports Reporter, Channel 4 News

*

Anna Kessel, Women’s Sports Editor, The Telegraph

*

Dr Kathryn Atherton, Adviser, Behavioural Insights Team

QQ 47–54

*

Professor Kim Edwards, Professor of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Education, University of Nottingham

*

Professor Dame Theresa Marteau, Director of Behaviour and Health Research Unit, University of Cambridge

**

Hayley Jarvis, Head of Physical Activity, Mind

QQ 55–62

*

Paul Owen OBE, Sporting Ambassador, Sport in Mind

*

Chris Wilkins, Co-founder, Sporting Memories

**

Robert Sullivan OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Football Foundation

QQ 63–69

**

Chrissie Wellington OBE, Global Head of Health and Wellbeing, parkrun

*

Yusra Uney, Engagement Lead, GoodGym

*

Andrew Denton, Chief Executive, Outdoor Industries Association

QQ 70–78

*

Gemma Cantelo, former Head of Policy and Advocacy, The Ramblers

**

Sarah Mitchell, Chief Executive, Cycling UK

*

Mads Andreassen, Head of Activity Development, Norwegian Sports Confederation

QQ 79–89

*

Dr Josef Fahlén, (former Associate) Professor at Umeå University, Sweden and Visiting Professor, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway

*

Dr Eivind Å Skille, Professor of Sport Sociology, Faculty of Social and Health Sciences, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway

*

Justin Coleman, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer, Alliance of Sport in Criminal Justice

QQ 90–96

**

Barry Jones MBE, Secretary and Founder, The Police Community Clubs of Great Britain

**

Professor Rosie Meek, Professor of Criminological Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London

*

Rebecca Donnelly MBE, Chief Executive Officer, Fight 4 Change

QQ 97–105

**

Ollie Dudfield, Executive Director, Sport for Development Coalition

**

Mark Lawrie, Chief Executive Officer, StreetGames

**

Hon Grant Robertson, Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand, Minister for Sport and Recreation and Minister of Finance

QQ 106–117

**

Dr Alice Hume, former Policy Manager, Sport New Zealand

**

Dr Liz Durden-Myers, Past Chair, International Physical Literacy Association, and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education, Bath Spa University and University of Gloucestershire

QQ 118–124

**

Ali Oliver MBE, Chief Executive Officer, Youth Sport Trust

**

Sue Wilkinson MBE, Chief Executive Officer, Association for Physical Education

**

Laura Cordingley, Chief Executive Officer, Chance to Shine

QQ 125–129

*

Mark Hardie, former Chief Executive Officer, Access Sport

**

Oliver Scadgell, Participation Director, Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

**

Barry Horne, Chief Executive, Activity Alliance

QQ 130–135

**

Matthew Maguire, National Sport Manager, Mencap

*

Martin McElhatton OBE, Chief Executive, WheelPower

**

Sanjay Bhandari, Chair, Kick It Out

QQ 136–143

*

Arun Kang, Chief Executive Officer, Sporting Equals

*

Janett Walker, Professional Mentor of the Founder, Black Girls Hike

*

Baroness Campbell of Loughborough, Director of Women’s Football, the Football Association

QQ 144–149

**

Stephanie Hilborne, Chief Executive Officer, Women in Sport

*

Sahiba Majeed, Development Manager, Muslim Sports Foundation

*

Gary Cliffe, Ambassador, Offside Trust

QQ 150–155

*

Professor Mike Hartill, Director, Centre for Child Protection & Safeguarding in Sport, Edge Hill University

*

Kimberley Walsh, Safeguarding Adults in Sport Manager, Ann Craft Trust

*

Tara Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA)

QQ 156–166

**

Heather Douglas, Head of Policy and Impact, UK Coaching

*

Russell ‘Rusty’ Earnshaw, Coach and Director, Magic Academy

**

Anton Derlyatka, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sweatcoin

QQ 167–171

**

Professor Chris Todd, Professor of Primary Care and Community Health, University of Manchester, Director, National Institute for Health Research, Older People and Frailty Policy Research Unit, and Lead, National Institute for Health Research, Applied Research Collaboration, Greater Manchester Healthy Ageing Theme

**

Dr Alex Fenton, Founder, FanFit, and Lecturer, Digital Business, Salford Business School, University of Salford

QQ 172–176

**

Jamie Foale, Chief Executive Officer, Playfinder

*

Paul Foster, Chief Executive, The Great Run Company

*

Gordon Banks, Chief Community Officer, Saracens Sport Foundation

QQ 177–189

*

Martin Fearon, Chief Executive Officer, Accrington Stanley Community Trust

*

Steve Johnson, Disability Manager, Everton in the Community

**

Clive Copeland, Head of Participation, Angling Trust

QQ 190–195

**

Marcus Kingwell, Chief Executive Officer, EMD UK

*

Gillian Osborne, Vice Chair, British Wheel of Yoga

**

Tim Hollingsworth OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Sport England

QQ 196–215

**

Sally Munday OBE, Chief Executive Officer, UK Sport

*

Jo Churchill MP, former Minister for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health and Social Care

QQ 216–245

**

The Rt. Hon. Nick Gibb MP, former Minister for School Standards, Department for Education

*

Nigel Huddleston MP, Minister for Sport, Tourism, Heritage and Civil Society, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Alphabetical list of all witnesses

*

Access Sport (QQ 125–129)

*

Accrington Stanley Community Trust (QQ 177–189)

Active Communities Network

NPS0113

Active Lancashire

NPS0105

**

Active Partnerships (QQ 20–25)

NPS0098

**

Activity Alliance (QQ 130–135)

NPS0073

Katie Allen

NPS0020

*

Alliance of Sport in Criminal Justice (QQ 90–96)

Martyn Allison

NPS0169

Wayne Allsopp

NPS0001

Professor Eric Anderson

NPS0020

*

Ann Craft Trust (QQ 150–155)

Anonymous NPS1

NPS0019

Anonymous NPS2

NPS0033

Anonymous NPS3

NPS0082

Anonymous NPS4

NPS0118

Anonymous NPS5

NPS0058

*

Mads Andreassen (QQ 79–89)

**

Angling Trust (QQ 190–195)

NPS0156

Christopher Antoniou

NPS0131

AoC Sport

NPS0117

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights

NPS0076

*

Graham Archer (QQ 1–11)

**

Association for Physical Education (QQ 118–124)

NPS0154

*

Dr Kathryn Atherton (QQ 47–54)

Shaun Azam

NPS0037

Richard Baldwin MBE

NPS0010

*

Gordon Banks (QQ 177–189)

Dr Alexander Beaumont

NPS0085

Peta Bee

NPS0014

**

Sanjay Bhandari (QQ 136–143)

NPS0126

The Bikeability Trust

NPS0158

Chris Birch

NPS0069

Dr Kay Biscomb

NPS0084

*

Black Girls Hike (QQ 136–143)

Bournemouth University

NPS0044

Bristol Sport Foundation

NPS0149

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)

NPS0035

British Canoeing

NPS0090

British Cycling Federation

NPS0083

NPS0165

British Horse Society

NPS0156

British Masters Athletic Federation

NPS0062

The British Mountaineering Council

NPS0103

*

British Wheel of Yoga (QQ 190–195)

**

Ian Brooke (QQ 26–31)

NPS0016

Dr Nicola Brown

NPS0038

Dave Bush

NPS0036

*

Baroness Campbell of Loughborough (QQ 144–149)

*

Gemma Cantelo (QQ 70–78)

Centre for Ageing Better

NPS0049

Centre for Movement and Occupational Rehabilitation Sciences (MOReS), Oxford Brookes University

NPS0106

**

Chance to Shine (QQ 125–129)

NPS0110

**

Chief Cultural and Leisure Officers Association
(QQ 26–31)

NPS0016

*

Jo Churchill MP (QQ 216–245)

Francesca Clarke

NPS0048

*

Gary Cliffe, Ambassador, Offside Trust
(QQ 150–155)

**

Community Leisure UK (QQ 20–25)

NPS0112

Conservatives for Women

NPS0068

*

Justin Coleman (QQ 90–96)

**

Clive Copeland (QQ 190–195)

NPS0156

**

Laura Cordingley (QQ 125–129)

NPS0110

Country Land and Business Association

NPS0151

Countryside Alliance

NPS0156

Professor Anna Cox

NPS0045

Cricket Wales

NPS0031

Croquet Association

NPS0066

**

Kirsty Cumming (QQ 20–25)

NPS0112

**

Cycling UK (QQ 70–78)

NPS0129

*

Mark Davies (QQ 1–11)

**

Ben Dean (QQ 1–11)

NPS0030

Olly Deasy

NPS0048

*

Andrew Denton (QQ 70–78)

**

Anton Derlyatka (QQ 167–171)

NPS0163

**

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (QQ 1–11) (QQ 216–245)

NPS0030

*

Tara Dillon (QQ 156–166)

Dr Caroline Dodd-Reynolds

NPS0111

Professor Aiden Doherty

NPS0096

*

Rebecca Donnelly MBE (QQ 97–105)

**

Heather Douglas (QQ 156–166)

NPS0054

NPS0071

**

Ollie Dudfield (QQ 97–105)

NPS0144

Mark Dudley

NPS0024

**

Dr Liz Durden-Myers (QQ 118–124)

NPS0028

NPS0150

Ealing Hockey Club

NPS0047

*

Russell Earnshaw (QQ 156–166)

Eastcote Hockey Club

NPS0108

**

Huw Edwards (QQ 12–19)

NPS0124

*

Professor Kim Edwards (QQ 47–54)

Dr Mark T. Elliott

NPS0037

**

EMD UK (QQ 190–195)

NPS0065

England and Wales Cricket Board

NPS0177

England Athletics

NPS0102

English Football League Trust

NPS0097

*

Everton in the Community (QQ 177–189)

*

The FA

NPS0135

*

Dr Josef Fahlén (QQ 79–89)

*

Martin Fearon (QQ 177–189)

**

Dr Alex Fenton (QQ 172–176)

NPS0005

Dr Kyle Ferguson

NPS0025

fibodo

NPS0128

*

Fight 4 Change (QQ 97–105)

Dr Lindsay Findlay-King

NPS0078

Fitmedia

NPS0039

**

Jamie Foale (QQ 172–176)

NPS0015

NPS0167

**

Football Foundation (QQ 63–69)

NPS0136

*

Paul Foster (QQ 172–176)

FYI

NPS0140

Tim Garfield

NPS0169

Gendered Intelligence

NPS0120

Generating Older Active Lives Digitally, University Plymouth (GOALD)

NPS0164

**

The Rt. Hon. Nick Gibb MP (QQ 216–245)

NPS0176

Girlguiding

NPS0074

Goalball UK

NPS0075

*

GoodGym (QQ 63–69)

Terry Graves

NPS0162

*

The Great Run Company (QQ 172–176)

Nick Griffin

NPS0018

Ian Halliday

NPS0040

*

Mark Hardie (QQ 125–129)

**

Nigel Harrison (QQ 20–25)

NPS0027

Stacy Hart

NPS0020

*

Professor Mike Hartill (QQ 150–155)

Healthy Ageing Research Group, University of Manchester

NPS0064

Hamid Hejazi

NPS0095

Martin Hicks

NPS0133

**

Stephanie Hilborne (QQ 144–149)

NPS0093

HM Government

NPS0134

Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)

NPS0155

**

Tim Hollingsworth OBE (QQ 196–215)

NPS0071

NPS0100

NPS0172

**

Barry Horne (QQ 130–135)

NPS0073

Dr Kristy Howells

NPS0072

*

Nigel Huddleston MP (QQ 216–245)

*

Matt Hughes (QQ 40–46)

**

Dr Alice Hume (QQ 106–117)

NPS0153

*

Jordan Jarrett-Bryan (QQ 40–46)

**

Hayley Jarvis (QQ 55–62)

NPS0109

Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg

NPS0096

*

Steve Johnson (QQ 177–189)

**

Barry Jones MBE (QQ 90–96)

NPS0043

NPS0148

*

Arun Kang (QQ 136–143)

*

Martha Kelner (QQ 32–39)

*

Anna Kessel (QQ 40–46)

**

Kick It Out (QQ 136–143)

NPS0126

**

Marcus Kingwell (QQ 190–195)

NPS0065

**

Mark Lawrie (QQ 97–105)

NPS0091

NPS0147

Professor David Lavallee

NPS0085

**

Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) (QQ 125–129)

NPS0142

NPS0157

Alberto Lazari

NPS0096

The Leisure Database Company

NPS0053

Hayley Lever

NPS0137

Dr Iain Lindsey

NPS0111

**

Local Government Association (QQ 26–31)

NPS0050

London Academy of Gymnastics and Dance

NPS0009

London South Bank University

NPS0116

Lord’s Taverners

NPS0174

Lily MaCaulay-Hick

NPS0048

**

Matthew Maguire (QQ 130–135)

NPS0130

*

Sahiba Majeed (QQ 144–149)

*

Ed Malyon (QQ 32–39)

Mandate Now

NPS0161

Dr Karen Mansfield

NPS0096

*

Professor Dame Theresa Marteau (QQ 47–54)

Lauren Martin

NPS0007

Phil Martin

NPS0092

**

Lee Mason (QQ 20–25)

NPS0098

McDonald’s UK

NPS0080

*

Martin McElhatton OBE (QQ 130–135)

Tessa McInnes

NPS0121

**

Professor Rosie Meek (QQ 90–96)

NPS0152

Mermaids

NPS0123

Dr Cristina Steliana Mihailovici

NPS0008

**

Mind (QQ 55–62)

NPS0109

**

Sarah Mitchell (QQ 70–78)

NPS0129

MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge

NPS0051

**

Sally Munday OBE (QQ 196–215)

NPS0171

*

Muslim Sports Foundation (QQ 144–149)

National Futsal League

NPS0003

National Lottery Community Fund

NPS0086

News Media Corporation

NPS0145

National Farmers Union (NFU)

NPS0173

Dr Geoff Nichols

NPS0078

*

Norwegian Sports Confederation (QQ 79–89)

NSPCC

NPS0107

NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit

NPS0159

David O’Brien

NPS0032

*

Offside Trust (QQ 150–155)

**

Ali Oliver MBE (QQ 118–124)

NPS0115

Dr Emily Oliver

NPS0111

*

Gillian Osborne (QQ 190–195)

*

Outdoor Industries Association (QQ 70–78)

*

Paul Owen OBE (QQ 55–62)

**

parkrun (QQ 63–69)

NPS0139

Dr Seema Patel

NPS0041

Alex Pierce

NPS0029

Playing Out

NPS0052

**

The Police Community Clubs of Great Britain
(QQ 90–96)

NPS0043

NPS0148

Pony Club

NPS0156

Kate Porter

NPS0034

Pride in Tennis

NPS0104

Public Health England

NPS0125

Pupils 2 Parliament

NPS0070

Rebecca Quinlan

NPS0023

*

The Ramblers (QQ 70–78)

Steve Raven

NPS0081

*

Andy Reed OBE (QQ 12–19)

Dr Fiona Reid

NPS0078

Rethink Mental Illness

NPS0094

The Richmond Group of Charities

NPS0141

Benjamin Rigby

NPS0111

**

Hon Grant Robertson (QQ 106–117)

NPS0153

Alice Robson

NPS0089

**

Royal Mencap Society (QQ 130–135)

NPS0130

Royal Yachting Association

NPS0127

Rugby Football Union

NPS0146

*

Saracens Sport Foundation (QQ 177–189)

**

Oliver Scadgell (QQ 125–129)

NPS0142

NPS0157

Dr Stephen Shannon

NPS0006

*

Dr Eivind Å Skille (QQ 79–89)

Sky Kids

NPS0140

Professor Brett Smith

NPS0111

Dr Jenny Smith

NPS0038

Dr Graeme Sorbie

NPS0085

**

Sport and Recreation Alliance (QQ 12–19)

NPS0138

**

Sport England (QQ 196–215)

NPS0071

NPS0100

NPS0172

*

Sporting Equals (QQ 136–143)

**

Sport for Development Coalition (QQ 97–105)

NPS0144

Sported

NPS0059

Sporting Communities, Community Interest Company

NPS0012

*

Sport in Mind (QQ 55–62)

*

Sporting Memories (QQ 55–62)

**

Sport New Zealand (QQ 106–117)

NPS0153

Sportsgroup

NPS0056

*

Sports Think Tank (QQ 12–19)

Julian Starkey

NPS0067

Stonewall

NPS0123

**

StreetGames (QQ 97–105)

NPS0091

NPS0147

**

Robert Sullivan OBE (QQ 63–69)

NPS0136

Surbiton Hockey Club

NPS0119

*

Sweatcoin (QQ 167–171)

Swim England

NPS0060

**

Professor Chris Todd (QQ 167–171)

NPS0064

**

ukactive (QQ 12–19)

NPS0124

UK Athletics

NPS0102

UK Cheerleading Association

NPS0061

**

UK Coaching (QQ 156–166)

NPS0054

NPS0071

**

UK Sport (QQ 196–215)

NPS0171

UK Sports Association for People with Learning Disability

NPS0122

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD)

NPS0166

*

Yusra Uney (QQ 63–69)

**

University of Salford (QQ 172–176)

NPS0005

University of York Management School

NPS0022

Utilita Energy

NPS0143

Dr Gemma van Vuuren Cassar

NPS0087

**

Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson CBE (QQ 26–31)

NPS0050

Versus Arthritis

NPS0042

Veterans Athletic Club

NPS0132

Chris Vine

NPS0099

**

Lisa Wainwright MBE (QQ 12–19)

NPS0138

Professor Joanna Wakefield-Scurr

NPS0038

*

Janett Walker (QQ 136–143)

Malcolm Wallace

NPS0114

*

Kimberley Walsh (QQ 150–155)

Thomas Wassenaar

NPS0096

Dr Tom Webb

NPS0011

**

Chrissie Wellington OBE (QQ 63–69)

NPS0139

Welsh Institute of Physical Activity, Health and Sport

NPS0101

Dr Catherine Wheatley

NPS0096

*

WheelPower (QQ 130–135)

*

Chris Wilkins (QQ 55–62)

**

Sue Wilkinson MBE (QQ 118–124)

NPS0154

Wilson’s Endowed CE School

NPS0017

Women in Football

NPS0077

**

Women in Sport (QQ 144–149)

NPS0093

**

Yorkshire Sport Foundation (QQ 20–25)

NPS0027

Youth Charter

NPS0079

**

Youth Sport Trust (QQ 118–124)

NPS0115





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